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Wales breaking news plus traffic, weather and travel updates (Saturday, May 8)

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Travel disruption as variety of trains cancelled between south Wales and London

Anyone aspiring to travel by prepare between Swansea and London is urged to verify thier journeys earlier than travelling as a result of various trains have been taken out of service “as a precautionary measure”.

A spokesman for Great Western Railway stated:

Quite a lot of Class 800 sequence Hitachi trains from a number of prepare corporations have been taken out of service right this moment for checks as a precautionary measure. This downside is being investigated by Hitachi and as soon as trains have been checked, we hope to have the ability to launch them again into service as quickly as doable.

This will have an effect on a major variety of right this moment’s Intercity providers and native traces are additionally more likely to be extraordinarily busy. Customers are suggested to not travel. Refunds will probably be offered and clients ought to go to gwr.com for extra data.